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A.C.T.I.O.N, ETSU, Sheriff’s Dept host Drug Takeback Day in Johnson County

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day was observed in Johnson County with a local campaign to safely reclaim unused and expired medications.

Representatives from A.C.T.I.O.N. Coalition, East Tennessee State University, and the Sheriff’s Department or Police Department were all present at four different collection sites across the county–at Mountain City Town Hall, Shady Valley Fire Department, Butler Fire Department, and Evergreen Baptist Church in Trade.

Dr. Jeff Gray, Associate Professor at ETSU’s Department of Pharmacy Practice and A.C.T.I.O.N. Coalition Project Coordinator Elizabeth Osborne were present at Town Hall to collect medications between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday